HomeFed (OTCMKTS:HOFD) versus Rafael (NYSE:RFL) Financial Comparison

Rafael (NYSE:RFLGet Free Report) and HomeFed (OTCMKTS:HOFDGet Free Report) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and institutional ownership.


This table compares Rafael and HomeFed’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rafael 776.36% -4.31% -4.22%
HomeFed -4.58% -1.17% -0.92%

Volatility and Risk

Rafael has a beta of 1.31, meaning that its stock price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HomeFed has a beta of 0.48, meaning that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

16.9% of Rafael shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.5% of HomeFed shares are held by institutional investors. 9.7% of Rafael shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.6% of HomeFed shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Rafael and HomeFed’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Rafael $280,000.00 150.11 -$1.88 million $0.10 17.10
HomeFed $140.57 million 4.23 -$70,000.00 N/A N/A

HomeFed has higher revenue and earnings than Rafael.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Rafael and HomeFed, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rafael 0 0 0 0 N/A
HomeFed 0 0 0 0 N/A


Rafael beats HomeFed on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Rafael

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Rafael Holdings, Inc. primarily engages in holding interests in clinical and early-stage pharmaceutical companies, and commercial real estate assets in the United States and Israel. It operates in two segments, Healthcare and Real Estate. The company engages in the development and commercialization of therapies that exploit the metabolic differences between normal cells and cancer cells. Its lead drug candidate is CPI-613 (devimistat), currently under Phase III clinical study for the treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer and acute myeloid leukemia. The company is also involved in developing Promitil, a molecule designed for the targeted delivery of mitomycin-C in a proprietary prodrug form, completed Phase 1B clinical studies; Folate-targeted Promitil (Promi-Fol) which is aimed at local treatment (intravesical) of superficial bladder cancer; and Promi-Dox, a highly potent dual drug liposome with MLP and doxorubicin targeting a potential basket of tumors. In addition, it engages in the development of surgical and procedural devices, including orthopedic arthroscopy instrumentation. Rafael Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

About HomeFed

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HomeFed Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, invests in and develops residential and commercial real estate properties in California, Virginia, South Carolina, Florida, Maine, and New York. The company develops residential and commercial land development projects and other unimproved land, as well as projects in various stages of development, and retail and office operating properties. It also engages in the design engineering, grading raw land, and constructing public infrastructure, such as streets, utilities, and public facilities, as well as develops individual lots for home sites or other facilities. In addition, the company holds interest in Brooklyn Renaissance Plaza, which comprises a 665 room hotel operated by Marriott; and operates an office building complex and parking space garage located in Brooklyn, New York. Further, it holds interest in HomeFed Village III Master, LLC that owns and develops an approximate 450 acre community planned for 948 homes in the Otay Ranch General Plan Area of Chula Vista, California. HomeFed Corporation was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.

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